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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[UK] Sheffield mum urges pregnant women to ditch the cigarettes as hospital becomes smoke free site

A Sheffield mum who once smoked 20 cigarettes a day for 23 years is urging others to ditch the habit while pregnant. Sarah Bembridge, aged 36, from Gleadless, quit smoking while pregnant earlier in the year and is now encouraging others to join her to ma
The Star / Sheffield Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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Tennessee program to help pregnant women stop smoking considered 'gold standard'

Beth Bailey, a professor at East Tennessee State University who researches, among other topics, rural health disparities and the effects of prenatal environments, said the statewide maternal smoking rate only tells part of Tennessee's story. In some rur
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 2, 2017 13:51
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[UK] Support group launched to help pregnant smokers stop

Archant Smokefree Norfolk is launching a support group to help pregnant mums give up smoking called ‘Quit for Me’. The first of four free weekly meetings will be held at Hellesdon Library at 1.30pm on Monday October 9.
Eastern Daily Press (EDP) (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:41
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[North Dakota] State Health Officials Say Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking

The Department of Health's birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That's down from 13.8 percent in the year prior. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national smoking rate for p
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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[UK-Scotland] Differences in Body Mass Index between Siblings Who Are Discordant for Exposure to Antenatal Maternal Smoking

Conclusions In utero exposure to maternal smoking during pregnancy may increase the likelihood of increased BMI in childhood.
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology (uk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:39
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[UK] Smoking while pregnant can make babies suffer a lifetime of being fat

The study compared five-year-olds whose mother's had started smoking in between pregnancies and the babies who were born to the smoking mothers. The body mass index (BMI) of the youngsters were compared, and the research found that those who had been e
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 26, 2017 14:36
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[New York] Managing negative emotions can help pregnant smokers quit

The research involved 70 pregnant women who wanted to quit smoking and reported smoking in response to stress, anger and anxiety. “These women use smoking as a way to manage their negative feelings,” Bradizza says. “Many experience poverty, insecure hous
University of Buffalo
added Sep 20, 2017 22:49
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[Spain] Pregnant Danniella Westbrook 'boasts after being confronted with £800 bill after trashing hotel room during furious argument with fiancé Alan Thomason'

Controversy: The EastEnders star was reportedly pictured drinking during the festivities as well as holding a cigarette in images obtained by The Sun of her day out at the holiday hot spot
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:49
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[UK] 'She was snogging the life out of me': Pregnant Danniella Westbrook, 42, 'cheats on fiancé with partygoer, 25, during six hour drinking session'... amid claims she was 'holding cigarette at Benidorm bash'

a cigarette is clearly visible in her hand - with sources claiming the star was happily smoking in view of guests...'Danniella was puffing away on a cigarette while she hung out with everyone. She appeared to be drinking...she was expecting her first chi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 01:23
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